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Bottle 1471 - Halve Maen in a Bottle
Date Added: 15 March 2021

With this smal ship (25,9 m.) tried Henry Hudson in 1609 to find the northerly way to the East Indies. Stuck in the ice he turned westward to find an alternative route. Sailed a river and thought he found the new passage. This river is now known as Hudson river. Hull, mast and deck: beech and styrene. Sails: tissue/paint. Hours building: 89. Hours tuning rigging: 21.
Type: Yacht VOC in a Bottle   Maker's Name: Fransen, Henny
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Hoorn, Netherlands
Bottle Size: L. 18cm, diam. 15cm, neck diam 4 cm   Year Made: 2019
Bottle Type: Unknown